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Central Line Stories

With 45 Central line-managed stations from West Ruislip to Epping and over 183.5 million journeys on the line each year, Central line staff have little opportunity to meet and engage with each other. Sarah’s challenge was to develop creative strategies to involve the whole line.



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Central Line Stories
Apr 15, 2010 Art on the Underground
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Working across the whole of the Central line, with its hugely diverse staff, offered Sarah Butler a fantastic opportunity to discover some of the individual stories behind the official uniforms. This story is part of the What’s in a Name? series, a collection of stories attached to the names of staff on the line. The story is read by the member of staff of that name. Sarah Butler writes novels and short stories, here she collaborates with London Underground staff for an Art on the...
Central Line Stories
Apr 15, 2010 Art on the Underground
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Working across the whole of the Central line, with its hugely diverse staff, offered Sarah Butler a fantastic opportunity to discover some of the individual stories behind the official uniforms. This story is part of the What’s in a Name? series, a collection of stories attached to the names of staff on the line. The story is read by the member of staff of that name. Sarah Butler writes novels and short stories, here she collaborates with London Underground staff for an Art on the...
Central Line Stories
Apr 15, 2010 Art on the Underground
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Sarah Butler on this story: “Driving a Tube train is a solitary occupation, much like writing; perhaps this similarity (as well as the opportunity to ride in the front of a train!) explains why I was drawn to thinking about how I could work with Train Operators as part of the project. I have based a lot of my residency around the idea of conversation: I decided to look for train operators who were prepared to spend a couple of hours with me in their cab, and allow me to use our conversation...
Central Line Stories
Apr 15, 2010 Art on the Underground
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Working across the whole of the Central line, with its hugely diverse staff, offered Sarah Butler a fantastic opportunity to discover some of the individual stories behind the official uniforms. This story is part of the What’s in a Name? series, a collection of stories attached to the names of staff on the line. The story is read by the member of staff of that name. Sarah Butler writes novels and short stories, here she collaborates with London Underground staff for an Art on the...
Central Line Stories
Apr 15, 2010 Art on the Underground
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Sarah Butler on this story: “Driving a Tube train is a solitary occupation, much like writing; perhaps this similarity (as well as the opportunity to ride in the front of a train!) explains why I was drawn to thinking about how I could work with Train Operators as part of the project. I have based a lot of my residency around the idea of conversation: I decided to look for train operators who were prepared to spend a couple of hours with me in their cab, and allow me to use our conversation...
Central Line Stories
Apr 15, 2010 Art on the Underground
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Working across the whole of the Central line, with its hugely diverse staff, offered Sarah Butler a fantastic opportunity to discover some of the individual stories behind the official uniforms. This story is part of the What’s in a Name? series, a collection of stories attached to the names of staff on the line. The story is read by the member of staff of that name. Sarah Butler writes novels and short stories, here she collaborates with London Underground staff for an Art on the...
Central Line Stories
Apr 15, 2010 Art on the Underground
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Working across the whole of the Central line, with its hugely diverse staff, offered Sarah Butler a fantastic opportunity to discover some of the individual stories behind the official uniforms. This story is part of the What’s in a Name? series, a collection of stories attached to the names of staff on the line. The story is read by the member of staff of that name. Sarah Butler writes novels and short stories, here she collaborates with London Underground staff for an Art on the...
Central Line Stories
Apr 15, 2010 Art on the Underground
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Working across the whole of the Central line, with its hugely diverse staff, offered Sarah Butler a fantastic opportunity to discover some of the individual stories behind the official uniforms. This story is part of the What’s in a Name? series, a collection of stories attached to the names of staff on the line. The story is read by the member of staff of that name. Sarah Butler writes novels and short stories, here she collaborates with London Underground staff for an Art on the...
Central Line Stories
Apr 15, 2010 Art on the Underground
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Working across the whole of the Central line, with its hugely diverse staff, offered Sarah Butler a fantastic opportunity to discover some of the individual stories behind the official uniforms. This story is part of the What’s in a Name? series, a collection of stories attached to the names of staff on the line. The story is read by the member of staff of that name. Sarah Butler writes novels and short stories, here she collaborates with London Underground staff for an Art on the...
Central Line Stories
Apr 15, 2010 Art on the Underground
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Working across the whole of the Central line, with its hugely diverse staff, offered Sarah Butler a fantastic opportunity to discover some of the individual stories behind the official uniforms. This story is part of the What’s in a Name? series, a collection of stories attached to the names of staff on the line. The story is read by the member of staff of that name. Sarah Butler writes novels and short stories, here she collaborates with London Underground staff for an Art on the...
Central Line Stories
Apr 15, 2010 Art on the Underground
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Working across the whole of the Central line, with its hugely diverse staff, offered Sarah Butler a fantastic opportunity to discover some of the individual stories behind the official uniforms. This story is part of the What’s in a Name? series, a collection of stories attached to the names of staff on the line. The story is read by the member of staff of that name. Sarah Butler writes novels and short stories, here she collaborates with London Underground staff for an Art on the...
Central Line Stories
Apr 15, 2010 Art on the Underground
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Working across the whole of the Central line, with its hugely diverse staff, offered Sarah Butler a fantastic opportunity to discover some of the individual stories behind the official uniforms. This story is part of the What’s in a Name? series, a collection of stories attached to the names of staff on the line. The story is read by the member of staff of that name. Sarah Butler writes novels and short stories, here she collaborates with London Underground staff for an Art on the...
Central Line Stories
Apr 15, 2010 Art on the Underground
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Working across the whole of the Central line, with its hugely diverse staff, offered Sarah Butler a fantastic opportunity to discover some of the individual stories behind the official uniforms. This story is part of the What’s in a Name? series, a collection of stories attached to the names of staff on the line. The story is read by the member of staff of that name. Sarah Butler writes novels and short stories, here she collaborates with London Underground staff for an Art on the...
Central Line Stories
Apr 15, 2010 Art on the Underground
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Working across the whole of the Central line, with its hugely diverse staff, offered Sarah Butler a fantastic opportunity to discover some of the individual stories behind the official uniforms. This story is part of the What’s in a Name? series, a collection of stories attached to the names of staff on the line. The story is read by the member of staff of that name. Sarah Butler writes novels and short stories, here she collaborates with London Underground staff for an Art on the...
Central Line Stories
Apr 15, 2010 Art on the Underground
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Working across the whole of the Central line, with its hugely diverse staff, offered Sarah Butler a fantastic opportunity to discover some of the individual stories behind the official uniforms. This story is part of the What’s in a Name? series, a collection of stories attached to the names of staff on the line. The story is read by the member of staff of that name. Sarah Butler writes novels and short stories, here she collaborates with London Underground staff for an Art on the...
Central Line Stories
Apr 15, 2010 Art on the Underground
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Working across the whole of the Central line, with its hugely diverse staff, offered Sarah Butler a fantastic opportunity to discover some of the individual stories behind the official uniforms. This story is part of the What’s in a Name? series, a collection of stories attached to the names of staff on the line. The story is read by the member of staff of that name. Sarah Butler writes novels and short stories, here she collaborates with London Underground staff for an Art on the...